Ferguson publicly criticises Ronaldo

Sir Alex Ferguson has openly criticised Cristiano Ronaldo reminding the Portugal winger that: "You can't get everything your own way."

Despite being United's top scorer this season with 19 goals, Ronaldo has failed to recreate the form which saw him bag 42 goals last season. The winger was dropped to the bench at the weekend against Sunderland after giving the ball away against Aston Villa and Porto last week leading to goals.

Fergie underlined publicly that United cannot afford the luxury of giving the ball away at any point: "I don't accept that he will give goals away because of the player he is. I speak to him about it. I don't accept that from anyone. In European football, if you give the ball away it takes a long time to get it back."

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